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our arrival. >> fire caused at least $80,000 in damage. >>> this morning, crews in daly city will get back to a massive clean-up effort. we first showed you yesterday a wall of mud and water buried several streets of a neighborhood near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in daly city where an aging pipe is apparently blamed for the problem. >> reporter: michelle, you are correct. and city officials say that they are going to work to restore or repair that pipe and they actually admit there could be more in this area. but let's focus on the clean-up right now. last night's cleaning efforts weren't successful in this daly city neighborhood. the water main burst brought about inches of mud down on the road. here's a look from our cbs 5 chopper. neighbors were startled at 4:30 a.m. when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill. city leaders say it was because of a cast iron pipe made in the 1930s. >> you can see the pipe actually sheared off. we have an aging system. we know that we have pipes in the ground that are probably, you know, close
be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san francisco city hall will be open for business today. this is a live look at city hall. it's running on a generator right now. pg&e crews are working to get powerfully restored there. >>> and last night an electrical problem in the basement set off the smoke a
to get it cleaned up for the commute. >>> in daly city crews will be back along lausanne avenue after a wall of mud came down the hillside. amy hollyfield is back at the scene this morning, with what is next for affected residents. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here this morning. now the residents are a little nervous, could this happen again? the city officials still have a lot of work to do to build confidence of the residents. it took all day yesterday to clean the mud out, the mud invaded this neighborhood in daly city about 4:30 in the morning when a pipe broke and 45,000 gallons of water came rushing in, mud coated the streets. now the concern is the rain in the forecast for later this week and what that will mean for this waterlogged hillside in this neighborhood. >> worried about another avalanche. worried if it rains and comes down again there will be major flooding. >> reporter: homes were evacuated yesterday not because of damage, the homes were fine, but because officials were worried the hillside might go. they allowed them back in, people are now nervous espec
. crews in daly city are working feverishly to clear out that massive mudslide before it gets even worse. nbc bay area's christie smith shows us what is being done, and why neighbors are still concerned. >> reporter: no sleeping in today. the front loader started at day break at hillside park, moving the mudslide by emanuel romero's home. >> i think if there is anything about the integrity hill that we needed to be worried about, they would tell us. we're assuming things are safe for now. >> reporter: his car was towed back to his house when it was nearly buried yesterday when a pipe broke, sending 45,000 gallons of water, sand, and mud down the same avenue, and now heavy rain is coming. >> if we're going to be bringing in some hay bales and uncovering where the storm drains have been covered over. >> reporter: he says the engineers say the 12 homes that were evacuate ready safe, but they need geotek cal advice on permanent repairs to the hill. for now it's about diverting rainwater. >> once we get the weather taken care we can sequentially take the mud out of the park itself. right now
in daly city are working hard to clean up a massive mudslide before it gets worse. they brought in heavy equipment to hillside park under 3 feet of mud still. they are trying to dig a path and use straw and hay to keep it from flowing back in the street. yesterday a pipe broke spilling 45,000 gallons of water and sand and mud. look at that car, nearly buried in mud which has now been cleared out. 40 neighbors were evacuated but their homes luckily are safe. >> i think if there's anything about the integrity of the hill that we need to be worried about, they would tell us. >> the department of water and water management says that engineers believe the hillside is stable as you heard. after the rain is over, they may have to move the mud back into the area. the city will need gee geo technical advice to come up with a fix. >>> cal students are fighting to keep tuition from going up again. the board unveiled the framework for next year's budget and tuition hikes could be on the way. nbc bay area's jody hernandez joins us live where students are taking a stand and even the governor says this
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